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  • Head Office - Parkmore
  • Job reference number:15376569
  • Client ID:RI/FRS28997
  • Posted on:10-AUG-2018
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Business Analyst


Works independently taking full responsibility for a certain area within Business Analysis. Primary role is acting as a key interface between the technical project team and user communities. This position serves as liaison between the technical team and subject matter experts/end users


  • Applies standards and methodologies, provides expertise and support on use of methods and tools.
  • Responsible for needs analysis, project or task planning, process/data analysis and modeling and/or logical database design.
  • Ensures that own projects are formally closed and, where appropriate, subsequently reviewed, and that lessons learned are recorded.
  • Identifies and assesses risks to the success of the project. Agrees the project approach with stakeholders, and prepares realistic plans (including quality, risk and communications plans) and tracking activities against the project schedule, managing stakeholder involvement as appropriate.
  • Assists in the analysis of stakeholder objectives, and the underlying issues arising from investigations into business requirements and problems, and identifying potential benefits and available options for consideration.
  • Produces specific business cases and scenarios and defines and documents system acceptance criteria.
  • Defines routine, integrated processes and documents using basic formal process charting techniques.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Additional course or certification in Business Analysis

  • Professional attitude, has developed a reputation as a trusted advisor.
  • Good client-facing skills, experience in developing partnerships with the team and client and collaborating with others to exceed client expectations.
  • Good problem solving skills, has experience in proposing different options and solutions for approaching and resolving issues.
  • Adaptable and responds positively to changing business issues, sees change as an opportunity to improve performance.
  • Excellent communication skills adapts style accordingly and demonstrates an understanding of the audience's perspective. Uses discretion when dealing with sensitive information.

  • Intermediate theoretical knowledge in business analysis methodologies and has awareness of new and emerging technologies and developments.
  • Has good applications/technology knowledge, building on specialist domain knowledge and has practical experience of tools and frameworks required to deliver.
  • Good understanding of the business analysis lifecycle including working knowledge of requirements elicitation, structured analysis, stakeholder management, use case definition and other Business Analysis techniques.
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Excel and working knowledge of PowerPoint and Word.
  • Knowledge of iterative development process and object-oriented, multi-platform projects.

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